This book tells the story of Chinese literature, from prehistory to the present, in terms of literary culture's key role in supporting social and political concerns. A welcome guide for teachers, students, and lay readers, Chinese Literature: A Very Short Introduction honours traditional Chinese understandings of literature as encompassing history and philosophy, as well as the evolution of poetry and poetics, storytelling, drama, and the novel.
- Limba : Engleza
- Data Publicarii : 03 Feb 2012
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 160
- ISBN : 9780195392067